“Carbohydrates are controversial when it comes to diet these days. But what separates the good from the bad is a food’s glycemic load, which has a big impact on blood sugar levels.
Every food you eat affects your body differently, and not just in terms of your long-range health, but also in the way it is processed and the effect it has on your energy level and blood sugar. Continue reading THE LOWDOWN ON GLYCEMIC LOAD
“…cut the crown and keep the fruit in the fridge placing it upside down. Generally, the sweetness settles at the bottom of the fruit and this will help in distributing it throughout the pineapple…” Continue reading Pick & Prep A Pineapple
“…the difficulty arises in choosing the best and most nutritious fruits to eat…” Continue reading WHICH FRUITS ARE BEST?
“Try these tips…before you know it, they will be a seamless part of your everyday lifestyle…” Continue reading 10 SIMPLE WAYS TO EAT MORE…PRODUCE
“Well-planned, healthy snacks can complement your weight-loss plan and satisfy your hunger. Try these tips…” Continue reading SIX TIPS TO SNACK SMARTER
Try CookSmart’s handy guide to enjoying your produce–click the link to see handy tips, videos, and prep ideas for produce from asparagus, to beets, to fennel and more! Click below to view: HANDY PRODUCE PREP GUIDE ENJOY! -Melissa Continue reading HANDY PRODUCE PREP GUIDE
“But unfortunately, most people don’t choose the healthy slow carbs. They eat quickly absorbed carbohydrates from sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, and white flour, which the body very efficiently turns into belly fat.” Continue reading THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT FOOD TO EAT FOR WEIGHT LOSS: A DOCTOR EXPLAINS
“The danger in mindless eating is that it is hand-to-mouth, unconscious munching. When you are not aware of how much or when you are eating, it often leads to overconsumption of needless calories, a disregard for natural hunger and fullness cues, and inevitable excess pounds on the scale or inches on your waistline…” Continue reading AVOID THE TRAP of MINDLESS EATING
Use what you have to make a creative chicken salad anytime! Instead of being traditional, think about adding Green nonfat yogurt and mayo for creaminess, Stevia, sweet onions and dried fruit for sweetness, pepper, salsa or cayenne for kick, and … Continue reading Try New Things Together
We all know it…until we are really READY to make a change…we just aren’t going to really change. Read this guy’s feedback from his six weeks of GO-EAT! nutrition training and get ready to change! “I know it is a broken record but I really do appreciate all your input and efforts. I am going to win this or die trying…Thanks for the encouragement. I have decided that the wine has to go until I can loose the weight. I am really eating well, thanks to your great suggestions! Have not entered food consumption on Spark People for the … Continue reading TIMING IS EVERYTHING!